Portugal legend Eusebio remembered

Keir Radnedge looks back on the career of Eusebio, the Benfica and Portugal legend and the first great African footballer to make a mark on the world game.

A potted history of Benfica (part two)

The second part of a fascinating biography of Benfica, the first Portuguese club to win the European Cup and the home of one of the world's greatest players, Eusebio.

A potted history of Benfica (part one)

Benfica are one the great names of world football and as this fascinating biography reveals, the depth of their rich history matches their illustrious achievements.

Pacos De Ferreira, Portugal’s unsung heroes

While most eyes were on Porto and Benfica's thrilling race for Portuguese Primeira Liga title, the remarkable success of another unheralded club almost passed under the radar.

The forgotten European debut of Tom Finney

Deprived of continental football with Preston North End, the legendary Tom Finney unexpectedly came out of retirement to make his debut in the European Cup...

Soccer Cities: Lisbon

Peterjon Cresswell visits a city that is home to more than a quarter of Portugal’s entire population and two of its ‘Big Three’ clubs.